Tyne and Wear HER(15678): Byker, Allendale Road, reservoirs - Details
Byker, Allendale Road, reservoirs
Water Supply and Drainage
Water Storage Site
Subterranean reservoirs built 1902-1904 in a former quarry (HER 4167) for Newcastle and Gateshead Water Company. Impressive brick structure with vaulted roof. Never used. They were demolished in 1967-8 and the existing offices of the Newcastle and Gateshead Water Company (HER 9791) were built on the site.
Ordnance Survey Fourth Edition 1940; Newcastle City Libraries, 1987, Gone but not forgotten 8 - Newcastle at Work, 14